VESSST (Knitted Version) by Bebe Thomas
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VESSST (Knitted Version)

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
688 - 1537 yards (629 - 1405 m)
XS-3X
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

About the Pattern
Show your guild pride in this easy to knit, casual VESSST! Sizes are given for both men and women. Skills include knitting in the round, adding stripes in the round, decreasing, stranded knitting (optional), reading a simple color chart (optional), casting on and binding off. If you are new to knitting sweaters, this simple vest is the perfect place to start.

Sizes and Measurements
Unisex Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X)

To Fit Hip (at widest point):
XS S M L XL 2X 3X
INCH 32 36 40 42.5 46.5 50.5 54.5
CM 81 91.5 101.5 108 118 128 138

Materials
Yarn Weight
Select a worsted weight yarn. Be sure to test the color fastness of the yarn that you choose. To knit in an animal fiber that is also machine washable, it is recommended that you select a Superwash merino wool.

Suggested Yarns:
Frog Tree Pediboo Worsted, 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Bamboo (100g/182yds)
Color A: 1325 (Burnt Orange)
Color B: 1311 (Cream)

Paton’s Classic Wool Worsted, 100% Pure New Wool, (100g/210yds)
Color A: Winter White
Color B: Pumpkin

Needles
US 7 / 4.5 mm circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” circular needles used for ribbing, armhole and neckline (DPNs in the same size may also be used for the armhole)

Other
Tapestry needle
St markers & locking st markers
St holder

Gauge
In St st pattern, 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”.